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Copper-Plate Etching, from Encyclopédie

A work made of etching with engraving on cream laid paper taken from book.
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  • A work made of etching with engraving on cream laid paper taken from book.

Date:

1765

Artist:

Claude-Antoine Littret de Montigny (French, c. 1735-1775)
after Prévost (French, active 18th century)
published by André le Breton (French, 1708-1779), Michel-Antoine David (French, c. 1707-1769), Laurent Durand (French, 1712-1763), and Antoine-Claude Briasson (French, 1700-1775)

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Artist

Claude-Antoine Littret de Montigny

Title

Copper-Plate Etching, from Encyclopédie

Origin

France

Date

Made 1765

Medium

Etching with engraving on cream laid paper taken from book

Dimensions

320 × 209 mm (image); 355 × 225 mm (plate); 390 × 255 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1941.133.5

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